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Ann Shoemaker

Ann Shoemaker



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Cast (feature film)

Collision Course (1976) as Mrs Wallace
Dramatization of the historical events surrounding the clash between President Harry Truman and General Douglas MacArthur during the Korean War.
The Fortune Cookie (1966) as Sister Veronica
A crooked lawyer trumps up an insurance case for a cameraman injured at a pro football game.
Sunrise at Campobello (1960) as Sara Delano Roosevelt
After a bout with polio, future president Franklin Roosevelt fights to save his political career.
House by the River (1950) as Mrs. Ambrose
A deranged writer murders a maid after she resists his advances. The writer engages his brother's help in hiding the body, and then watches as the brother becomes the prime suspect.
Shockproof (1949) as Dr. Daniels
A beautiful ex-con falls for her parole officer while still dating the crook who landed her in prison.
The Reckless Moment (1949) as Mrs. Feller
A mother attempts to protect her murderous daughter.
A Woman's Secret (1949) as Mrs. Matthews
A retired singer takes on a protegee only to be betrayed by her.
Sitting Pretty (1948) as Mrs. Ashcroft
An efficiency expert tries to prove his methods apply to child rearing.
The Return of the Whistler (1948) as Mrs. Barkley
When a woman goes missing on the eve of her wedding, her fiancee hires a detective to track her down.
Wallflower (1948) as Mrs. James
Two sisters compete for the same man.
Magic Town (1947) as Ma Peterman
A political pollster discovers the perfect cross-section of American tastes and fights to keep it that way.
What a Blonde (1945) as Mrs. Dafoe
A man defies his jealous wife to open his home to a group of chorus girls.
Conflict (1945) as Nora Grant
A man murders his wife so he can be free to marry her sister.
Mr. Winkle Goes to War (1944) as Martha Pettigrew
A henpecked husband surprises his family by coming back from World War II a hero.
Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo (1944) as Mrs. Parker
General Jimmy Doolittle trains American troops for the first airborne attacks on Japan.
Man from Frisco (1944) as Martha Kennedy
Matt Braddock (a fictional version of real-life Henry Kaiser) is an engineer with revolutionary ideas for shipbuilding. When he tries to set up yards for prefabricating ships on the West Coast, he runs up against a rival builder, Joel Kennedy. Kennedy's son Russ idolizes Matt, but Russ's sister Diana thinks Matt is a hopeless idealist who could ruin her father.
Above Suspicion (1943) as Aunt Ellen
A honeymooning couple are asked to spy on the Nazis in pre-war Europe.
What a Woman! (1943) as Senator's wife
A female literary agent tries to make her star client as adventures as his most famous character.
You'll Never Get Rich (1941) as Mrs. Barton
A Broadway dancing team splits up when the male dancer is drafted.
Scattergood Pulls the Strings (1941) as Mrs. Downs
Strike Up the Band (1940) as Mrs. Connors
A high-school band sets out to win a national radio contest.
An Angel from Texas (1940) as Addie Lou Colman
A pair of slick Broadway producers con a wealthy cowboy into backing their show.
Ellery Queen, Master Detective (1940) as Lydia Braun
The mysteriously ill John Braun (Fred Niblo) makes a new will, leaving out his daughter Barbara (Marsha Hunt), over the protests of his wife (Ann Shoemaker). The trouble began when the daughter wanted to marry Mr. Braun's doctor, James Rogers (Michael Whalen). Mrs. Braun asks Inspector Queen to help find the long-missing Barbara. The inspector's son, Ellery (Ralph Bellamy), works on the case. He goes to a home frequently visited by Dr. Rogers where the bell is answered by Nikki Porter (Margaret Lindsay) who Ellery mistakes for Barbara and insists she return to the Braun home. Nikki does, to protect Barbara, and a short time later finds herself alone in a room outside Braun's bedroom. She finds him dead - his throat cut. No weapons are found and the door to the room where Nikki had been is locked, and she is suspected. Ellery hides Nikki in his apartment. Braun's body, sent for an autopsy, disappears and in its place is a life-sized statue of the dead man. Elley finds the body in a closet, the police prepare to send it downtown but someone drives off with the ambulance. Ellery, with Nikki, visits Braun's bedroom that night and discovers that a pet raven flies in and out taking items.
Marines Fly High (1940) as Mrs. Hill
Two Marines compete for the love of a Central American plantation owner.
The Girl from Avenue A (1940) as Mrs. Maddox
The Farmer's Daughter (1940) as Mrs. Bingham
Curtain Call (1940) as Mrs. Middleton
Two producers get back at a temperamental star by putting her in a sure flop.
My Favorite Wife (1940) as Ma [Arden]
A shipwrecked woman is rescued just in time for her husband's re-marriage.
Seventeen (1940) as Mrs. Baxter
They All Come Out (1939) as Doctor Ellen Hollis
A young man sentenced to jail, attempts to reform himself and his fellow inmates.
Romance of the Redwoods (1939) as Mother Manning
Babes in Arms (1939) as Mrs. Barton
A group of second-generation entertainers puts on a show to launch their careers.
The Life of the Party (1937) as Countess Martos
A young girl tries to escape the suitors her mother has picked for her.
They Won't Forget (1937) as Mrs. Mountford
Bigotry flares when a teacher is accused of killing a small-town girl in the South.
Shall We Dance (1937) as Matron [Mrs. Fitzgerald]
A ballet dancer and a showgirl fake a marriage for publicity purposes, then fall in love.
Stella Dallas (1937) as Miss Phillibrown
After divorcing a society man, a small-town woman tries to build a better life for their daughter.
Sins of Man (1936) as Anna Engel
Austrian church bell ringer Freyman loves music and wants his two sons (both played by Ameche) to love it too. The first goes to America and the second is born deaf-mute but gains hearing during WWI bombing.
Second Wife (1936) as
Alice Adams (1935) as Mrs. Adams
A small-town girl with social ambitions falls in love with a local playboy.
Stranded (1935) as Mrs. Tuthill
A Traveler's Aid worker who delights in solving people's problems gets mixed up with gangsters.
The Woman in Red (1935) as Cora Furness
A professional horsewoman fights prejudice when she marries into society.
A Dog of Flanders (1935) as Frau Cogez
A Belgian boy nurses a stray dog back to health.
Cheating Cheaters (1934) as Mrs. [Grace] Palmer
The Palmers, an apparently wealthy family, move into the house next- door to the Lazarres. However, the Palmers are actually a gang of thieves plotting to rob the Lazarres. What the Palmers don't realize is that the Lazarres are also a criminal gang, and they are planning to rob their new wealthy neighbors, the Palmers!
Dr. Monica (1934) as Mrs. Hazlitt
A female doctor learns that her husband loves another woman.
Chance at Heaven (1933) as Mrs. Harris
A society girl steals a simple gas station attendant from his working-class girlfriend.

Cast (short)

Phantoms, Inc. (1945)
This short film focuses on fake "spiritualists" and psychics who con innocent people out of their money.

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